Respiratory Testing Solution

A fully-automated approach to respiratory testing.

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Simplify & Scale Your Testing Capacity

Readiness for the respiratory viral season is a priority for every lab. As COVID-19 shifts from pandemic to endemic, accurate and timely detection and differentiation of viruses with flu-like symptoms will be crucial to guide patient care and assist infection control.

To help you simplify and scale testing capacity, the Hologic Molecular Scalable Solutions respiratory portfolio now offers new multiplex assays, including for SARS-CoV-2, for both on-demand and high-throughput testing. The two new assays, covering Flu A, Flu B, RSV and SARS-CoV-2, enable high-throughput and on-demand testing of the most common respiratory viruses, helping you diagnose and deliver results sooner. From a single patient rapid result on the Novodiag® system, through to high volume testing at scale on the Panther® Fusion System.1,2

Resilience to Cope With Seasonal Surges

We have built up our expertise in developing high-performing assays in the response to the unparalleled demands of SARS-CoV-2. 

We help labs build first-class diagnostic capability and capacity, to meet seasonal demands and emerging global threats.

When demand peaks, you need a solution that you can trust and that deliver results.

Flexibility to do More With Less

We offer a fully automated, modular approach to syndromic respiratory testing, enabling you to target the right patient with the right test.

Our respiratory solution allows you to act quickly and at scale, with greater flexibility.

Both high throughput and on-demand testing is available for the most common respiratory infections.

Boosting Workflow Efficiency & Clinical Insight

We continually invest in research and development to improve our portfolio to help meet your needs.

Our two latest assays combine four targets in one high-performance assay, Flu A, Flu B, RSV and SARS-CoV-2. 1,2

These assays let you test a single specimen from a patient who may have overlapping symptoms.1,2

Personalised Patient Testing

Personalised patient testing enables accurate and timely diagnosis.

True random access, STAT applications and on-demand testing offer workflow efficiency, allowing samples to be continuously loaded without the need to batch to perform multiple test orders.

This help you to prioritise urgent patients without impacting wider testing workflow.

Combining High Assay Performance with Automation

One sample and multiple testing capability depending on clinical needs gives you a modular approach for syndromic, respiratory testing.

3 Tiers

of automation with the Novodiag, Panther and Panther Fusion providing scalable support.

5 Assays

focused on SARS-CoV-2, from on-demand to high-volume screening and differentiating SARS-CoV-2.

13 Viruses

our family of assays targets multiple respiratory viruses.

2 New

assays covering Flu A, Flu B, RSV and SARS-CoV-2.

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Increase Efficiency & Reduce Costs

Accurate and timely diagnosis of the cause of respiratory tract infections has a number of benefits for patients and their communities, including:

  • Reduces potential for further development of antimicrobial resistance due to antibiotics12
  • Improves patient care and helps decrease costs12,13
  • Provides valued information to public health authorities regarding which viruses are circulating in the community14
  • Assists infection control personnel to provide appropriate measures to minimise nosocomial spread15
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    1. Panther Fusion SARS-CoV-2/Flu A/B/RSV assay [package insert]. AW-25328-001 Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2022
    2. Novodiag® RESP-4 Instructions for Use V1-0 – May 2022, Espoo, FINLAND; Mobidiag Ltd. 2022
    3. Aptima SARS-CoV-2 assay [package insert]. AW-22752-001 Rev. 005. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023
    4. Vandenberg O, Martiny D, Rochas O, van Belkum A, Kozlakidis Z. Considerations for diagnostic COVID-19 tests. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2021 Mar;19(3):171-183. doi: 10.1038/s41579-020-00461-z. Epub 2020 Oct 14. PMID: 33057203; PMCID: PMC7556561.
    5. Aptima SARS-CoV-2/Flu assay [package insert]. AW-22365-001 Rev. 004. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023.
    6. Panther Fusion Flu A/B/RSV assay [package insert]. AW-23081 Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2022. 
    7. Panther Fusion AdV/hMPV/RV assay [package insert]. AW-29005 Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023. 
    8. Panther Fusion Paraflu assay [package insert]. AW-23708-001 Rev 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023.
    9. Panther Fusion Bordetella assay [package insert]. AW-18637-001, Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2018
    10. Novodiag® COVID-19 Instructions for Use V10-0 – May 2022, Espoo, FINLAND; Mobidiag Ltd. 2022
    11. Novodiag® System Instructions for Use V7-0 – May 2022, Espoo, FINLAND; Mobidiag Ltd. 2022
    12. Pinsky BA, Hayden RT. Cost-Effective Respiratory Virus Testing. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Aug 26;57(9):e00373-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00373-19. PMID: 31142607; PMCID: PMC6711893.
    13. Accessed August, 2022.
    14. WHO-2019-nCoV-Surveillance-Guidance-2022.1-eng.pdf Accessed October, 2022.
    15. Lim RHF, Htun HL, Li AL, Guo H, Kyaw WM, Hein AA, Ang B, Chow A. Fending off Delta - Hospital measures to reduce nosocomial transmission of COVID-19. Int J Infect Dis. 2022 Apr;117:139-145. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.01.069. Epub 2022 Feb 4. PMID: 35124240; PMCID: PMC8813202.

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